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Keep Area Clean And Dry
How is jock itch treated during menstruation? Need to keep the area clean and dry but too light flow for tampon use.
What may be causing my persistent anal itch? I have tried using baby wipes to be sure i'm clean after using the bathroom, cornstarch baby powder to keep area dry, sleeping without underwear to allow the area to breathe. I also used eucerin cream which mad
THe most: Common cause of anal itching especially if it wakes you from your sleep is caffeine followed by excess perspiration. Do not use witch hazel or baby wipes with lanolin! cut out all caffeine and use corn starch powder on your bottom when getting dressed and whenever you feel dampness or itching in that area. Avoid petroleum based creams of any kind. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In my pubic hair area my skin is really dry and itchy and I do clean shave it and the skin is always dry and even when my hair grows back?
Skin irritation: Your skin is definitely irritated. That could be from shaving (an otc cortisone cream twice a day should do the trick), some eczema that you have developed in the area (again try the cortisone cream) or it could be a fungus (for that, try Lamisil (terbinafine) cream twice a day for a week or two). If that doesn't work, you should see your dermatologist. ...Read more
I had dry socket about 2 days after getting a tooth extracted last wednesday my dentist cleaned the area and packed it 2 days agoo how long is the swelling in my face and neck going to last i look like I have the mumps and I am still in a lot of pain?
Molar pulled 4 days ago dentist checked for infection cleaned area it was healing fine. After the clean later i see bone no more scab. Dry socket?
Possible: If the socket was cleaned four day after the extraction, blood clot might've gotten dislodged causing the dry socket, or the presence of infection during extraction might prevent the blood clot from forming , see your dentist to treat the dry socket .. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Schweddy balls,eh?: A common problem for men, especially in warm weather months. After showering using hairdryer carefully and a towel to dry all the crevices that hold moisture. Then dust with talcum (not cornstarch) powder. Try a product named certain-dri in your groin at bedtime to suppress sweat gland activity, but use only on intact skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it better to wear natural fabrics that need dry cleaning or synthetics you wash? Sensitive skin.
Depends: Some people are sensitive to dry cleaning solvents, so keep this in mind no matter what the fabric. You can be allergic to natural fabrics, wool being the classic example. For the home laaundry, i recommend one of the detergents with free on the end, all-free, tide -free, etc and no fabric softeners or dryer sheets. I hope this helps you out. Lana long, M.D. ...Read more
Wore my 10 weeks old in carrier on my chest. Was wearing a dress that had been dry cleaned a few months ago. Did i put him at risk?
No risk: There is no cause for you be concerned about your baby. Any chemicals present from the dry cleaning would have worn off. ...Read more